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Russia and China block U.S. additions to U.N. sanctions

Aug 10, 2018

Russia and China block U.S. additions to U.N. sanctions

Russia and China on Thursday blocked a U.S. request to add a Russian bank to a U.N. sanctions blacklist along with a North Korean official and two entities, diplomats said. The United States last week asked a U.N. sanctions committee to slap an assets freeze ...

U.N. moves to unblock humanitarian aid to North Korea

Aug 3, 2018

U.N. moves to unblock humanitarian aid to North Korea

The U.N. Security Council is poised to back a U.S. proposal aimed at removing some of the hurdles that tough sanctions on North Korea have thrown up in the way of delivering humanitarian aid, according to documents obtained by AFP. North Korea's humanitarian crisis has ...